Courier - Library

Roanoke County   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Education
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Posted on July 16, 2021
GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs responsible delivery and mail service work by transporting books, library materials, mail, packages, boxes, messages, equipment, or supplies (including surplus material).   Responsible for some mail services. Performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Sorts, picks up, and distributes books, delivery boxes, documents, mail and inter-office messages
  • Transports equipment and supplies to various locations
  • Maintains the appearance and cleanliness of the delivery vans; takes vehicles for servicing at the County garage, as needed
  • Assists in the moving and delivery of surplus material
  • Substitutes for other library courier, as needed   

REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

Education
 
Required: High School diploma or equivalent.
Experience
 
Preferred: Some experience performing pick up and delivery services. 
Certifications/ Licenses
 
Required: Valid Virginia driver’s license with good driving record.
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to drive delivery vehicles up to 1-ton capacity; ability to receive and sort materials correctly and load a van in a logical pattern that expedites deliveries.
  • Ability to collect, arrange and redistribute stacked materials in a book storage facility.
  • Ability to acquire knowledge of the location of the various County and RVL consortium libraries and offices; understand oral and written instructions; use tact and courtesy in dealing with County employees and the public; and to lift and carry heavy boxes and materials. 
 
Additional Requirements
Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results. Following a conditional offer of employment, must pass a post offer physical examination. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.
 
Supervisory 
Responsibilities
None

OTHER INFORMATION

OVERALL PHYSICAL STRENGTH DEMAND
MEDIUM
Lift and/or exert force of 20-50 lbs. occasionally, 10-25 lbs. frequently, or up to 10 lbs. constantly.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
C = Continuously
5.5 to 8+ hours daily
F = Frequently
2.5 to 5.5 hours daily
O = Occasionally
Up to 2.5 hours daily
R = Rarely
Less than 1 hour per week
N = Never
Never occurs
Code
Physical Demand
Code
Physical Demand
F
Standing
F
Sitting
F
Walking
F
Lifting
C
Carrying
F
Pushing/Pulling
C
Reaching
F
Handling
O
Fine Dexterity
F
Kneeling
F
Crouching
R
Crawling
F
Bending
F
Twisting
O
Climbing
F
Balancing
C
Vision (Correction Required: N/A)
C
Hearing
F
Talking
C
Foot Controls (driving, operation of equip, etc.)
ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS
D = Daily
W = Several Times Per Week
M = Several Times Per Month
S = Seasonally
R - Rarely
N = Never
Code
Health and Safety
Code
Environmental Factors
R
Mechanical Hazards
R
Dirt and Dust
R
Chemical Hazards
S
Extreme Temperatures
R
Electrical Hazards
R
Noise and Vibration
R
Fire Hazards
R
Fumes and Odors
N
Explosives
S
Wetness/Humidity
R
Communicable Diseases
R
Darkness or Poor Lighting
R
Physical Danger or Abuse
 
Other (specify) 
PRIMARY WORK LOCATION
Office and Vehicle
MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, WORK AIDS
Vehicle, hand trucks, or light delivery equipment 
PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED
None

Benefits are available to full-time positions only.


Roanoke County

Roanoke , VA